Adult Diaper Co. Must Pay For Worker Retaliation In FCA Suit

By Mike LaSusa (April 12, 2019, 9:59 PM EDT) -- Coloplast Corp., which makes adult diapers and other incontinence products, will have to pay just over $760,000 for retaliating against a worker after she and others filed a whistleblower suit against the company and some of its distributors, a federal jury in Massachusetts said on Friday.

The jury verdict awarded $762,525 to plaintiff Amy Lestage, a former account manager at Coloplast who brought a False Claims Act suit along with Kimberly Herman, the company's former president, and account manager Kevin Roseff.

Lestage said she was suspended, given a less profitable workload when she returned to work, and was countersued after Coloplast...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!